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NASA Connect - Dancing In The Night Sky



NASA Connect Video containing five segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment exploring the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. This segment exlains this natural phenomena and its history. NASA Connect Segment involving students in an activity that investigates the Aurora Borealis. During the activities the students use geographic coordinates to find and plot locations on maps, draw conclusions using graphical data, and convert centimeters to kilometers. NASA Connect Segment exploring ground-based instruments and rockets used to analyze and research the auroras. The segment also explains the concepts of data analysis and measurement in scientific research. NASA Connect Segment explaining Earth oribiting satellites that record and analyze the causes of auroras. The segment explores the IMAGE satellite and other technology. NASA Connect Segment explaining what NASA is doing to explore auroras. The segment also answers questions like what are the phases of the Aurora and how scientists use satellite images to monitor auroras.                                              
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Video Information
Year: 2004
Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Aurora Borealis; Northern Lights; Artificial Aurora; Terrella; Magnetism; Earth; Electrons; Natural Phenomena; Plasma; Solar Wind; Light Particles; Atmospheric Gases; Student Activity; Web Activity; Latitude; Longitude; Geographic Coordinates; Data Analysis; Measurement; Scientists; Engineers; Solar Minimum; Solar Maximum; Number Relationships; Magnetometer; Magnetic Field; Sounding Rockets; Satellites; IMAGE; NASA; Auroras; Solar Storm; Ring Currents; Earth's Atmosphere; Polar Region; Plasmosphere; Aurora Australis; Auroral Acitivity; Aurora Phases; Polar Mission; Sun-Earth Connection Fleet; Multi-Wave Length Imaging; Coronal Mass Ejection; Geomagnetic; Quiet; Growth; Onset; Expansion; Auroral Bulge; Max Area; Recovery; Conjugate Aurora;
Duration: 00:28:30
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: NASA
Contributing Organization: NASA
Transcript Available: Yes

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2004
Digitizing Organization: Open Video

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